Representing the most comprehensive collection of historic early American locomotives and rolling stock through modern times in the world.

The first, best, last, or only of their kind. 

The Museum’s locomotive and rolling stock collection contains many unique examples of historically significant pieces from the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, as well as other regional railroads and includes the finest collection of 19th Century American steam locomotives found anywhere. The Museum’s roster of locomotives and rolling stock represent the first, last, best or only of their kind in existence today. Explore some of these historic pieces on view at the museum below.

Tom Thumb

Steam Locomotive
B&O No. 25

"William Mason"

Steam Locomotive

B&O No. 51

Diesel Locomotive

CNJ No. 1000

Diesel Locomotive
B&O No. 5300

"President Washington"

Steam Locomotive
B&O CE-15

Tunnel Clearance Car

MARC No. 7100

SEH No. 4

"St. Elizabeth"

Steam Locomotive
B&O No. 908

"John T. Collinson"

Office Car
B&O No. C-1775

Wooden Bobber Caboose

B&O No. 57


Steam Locomotive

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Did You Know?

The United States Military Railroad was the first US government agency to hire African Americans.

Knoxville, TN

We did the train ride and our guide on board was excellent (history/information for the parents).

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